My family wanted to stay in NYC after a cruise vacation. I searched for affordable/clean/reliable accommodations. This hotel served the purpose. However, you do get what you pay for. I've been in bathrooms larger than our room. It was almost comical trying to navigate luggage around the room. If you have very little luggage, go for it. We had four people, three suitcases and four carry-ons and utilized the top of the armoire and every other available space. Thank goodness we really just needed to sleep.
On a positive note, the breakfast bar is very nice. In addition, they have a nice seating area in front of the hotel. It was nice to sit out there and enjoy the summer mornings and evenings. This hotel seems to be in a fairly nice/safe area. It is within walking distance to the Empire State Building and Madison Square Garden. If you do the Grayline Hop on - Hop off tours, you can hop off about 5 blocks from the hotel.
Beware...ask if your room is in the back, facing the alley. I listened to the thump thump thump of a club to fall asleep. Thank goodness I am not a light sleeper. Sound proofing was not a priority when building this hotel and I hope I woke my neighbor with the slamming of my door.
Overall, if you are traveling on a budget, this will do.More
- Free Wifi